3 months ago
Sunday, Jun 16, 2019Start Time: 11:00 AM
End Time: 6:00 PM
Registration Start: 10:00 AM
Liberty State Park
1 Audrey Zapp Dr,
Jersey City, NJ 07305
64 people are raising funds
BAPS Charities Walk Green 2019 in Jersey City, NJ is an event to raise funds for The Nature Conservancy, local beneficiaries listed below and other BAPS Charities activities.
This year, BAPS Charities will support The Nature Conservancy’s efforts to plant one billion trees by 2025 through their Plant a Billion Trees initiative. Walk Green 2019 will help The Nature Conservancy plant 61,000 additional trees in 2019. During the last four years, from 2016 to 2019, BAPS Charities Walkathons will have helped plant a total of 361,000 trees.
Join over 23,000 walkers in over 76 cities in North America and help us protect our environment – for our generation and for generations to come.
The Nature Conservancy
The Nature Conservancy is a leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people. Aided by hundreds of staff scientists, they pursue non confrontational, pragmatic solutions to environmental challenges.
Learn more: http://nature.org
Plant a Billion Trees
Plant a Billion Trees is one of The Nature Conservancy's flagship programs. Over the next few years, the Conservancy will work to plant one billion trees in an effort to restore and replant over 1.6 billion acres of natural space. Trees are a critical part of the environment, and essential to producing clean air and water for millions of people in North America.
Learn more: http://www.plantabillion.org/partners
The Jersey City Public Schools
The Jersey City Public Schools offers a diverse array of schools. They have fourteen (14) Elementary Schools (Pre-K--5), thirteen (13) Grammar Schools (Pre-K-8), four (4) Middle Schools (6-8), six (6) High Schools (9-12), one (1) Secondary School (6-12), one (1) Alternative Program (serving grades 6-12), and three (3) Early Childhood Centers. At the secondary level, they offer comprehensive Middle and High Schools as well as district-wide selective programs to suit a range of interests and talents. The Jersey City Public School District is committed to equitably educating ALL students to become responsible, fulfilled and successful global citizens.
Learn more: http://www.jcboe.org